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April Beige Book Reports Overall Activity Down Across Arkansas, 8th District

by Mark Carter 4/16/2014 01:30 pm

The April book reports a net decrease in manufacturing activity across the district, a decrease in residential real estate activity, mixed results in commercial real estate, and a decrease in lending from district banks.

Fed Survey of Arkansas Shows 'Modest Optimism' About 2014 Economy

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/12/2013 02:26 pm

A November survey of business contacts in 62 Arkansas counties shows "modest optimism" about the strength of the economy in 2014, according to a regular report by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

Still Digging Out (William R. Emmons and Bryan J. Noeth Commentary)

by William R. Emmons and Bryan J. Noeth 9/2/2013 12:00 am

Although aggregate current-dollar household net worth reached an all-time peak at the end of the first quarter of 2013, the average level of household wealth adjusted both for inflation and population growth remained significantly below its highest point ever, which was reached at the end of the first quarter of 2007.

St. Louis Federal Reserve Releases Archived Materials

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/5/2013 12:00 am

The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis has released more archived material, making the Federal Reserve Archival System for Economic Research the largest digital collection of Federal Reserve historical materials.

Average U.S. Household Wealth Falls

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/22/2013 12:00 am

Average household wealth in the U.S. dropped 15 percent between 2007 and 2010, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Median household wealth declined 39 percent.

U.S. Personal Debt Shows Declines in Major Areas

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/25/2013 12:00 am

The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, in its January 2013 “Page One Economics Newsletter,” addresses government debt in the context of personal and household spending.

St. Louis Federal Reserve Launches Podcast Series

by Gwen Moritz 1/14/2013 12:00 am

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis' community development department has launched an audio podcast series aimed at using real-world examples to address community development challenges in the Eighth District.